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UK [ɑː(r)ˈtɪstɪk] / US [ɑrˈtɪstɪk] adjective
1)
a) relating to any form of art, including painting, music, literature, acting, and dancing

cultural and artistic activities

a dazzling display of artistic talent

a director's high artistic standards

b) sensitive to art and beauty, and able to enjoy it

an artistic temperament

an artistic eye

2) relating to drawing, painting etc

She has considerable artistic ability.

a) skilful at drawing, painting etc

You don't need to be very artistic to produce great designs.

b) painted, arranged, or done in a way that shows skill and imagination and looks beautiful

an artistic floral display


Derived word:
artistically
UK [ɑː(r)ˈtɪstɪklɪ] / US [ɑrˈtɪstɪklɪ] adverb

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • artistic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or revealing creative skill. 2) relating to or characteristic of art or artists: an artistic temperament. 3) aesthetically pleasing: artistic designs. DERIVATIVES artistically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • artistic — [adj1] beautiful, satisfying to senses aesthetic, creative, cultivated, cultured, decorative, dramatic, elegant, exquisite, fine, graceful, grand, harmonious, ideal, imaginative, musical, ornamental, pictorial, picturesque, pleasing, poetic,… …   New thesaurus

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  • artistic — [är tis′tik] adj. [Fr artistique] 1. of art or artists 2. done skillfully and tastefully; aesthetically satisfying 3. keenly sensitive to aesthetic values artistically adv …   English World dictionary

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